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And you probably thought the animal kingdom had all the fun....
A Tater Tale
Girl Potato and Boy Potato had eyes for each other, and finally they got
married, and had a little sweet potato, which they called 'Yam.' Of
course, they wanted the best for her.
When it was time, they told Yam about the facts of life. They warned her
about going out and getting half-baked, so she wouldn't get accidentally mashed,
and get a bad name for herself like 'Hot Potato,' and end up with a bunch of
Yam said not to worry, no Spud would get her into the sack and make a rotten
potato out of her! But on the other hand, she wouldn't stay home and
become a Couch Potato either. She would get plenty of exercise so as not
to be skinny like her Shoestring cousins.
When she went off to Europe, Mr. and Mrs. Potato told Yam to watch out for the
hard-boiled guys from Ireland, and the greasy guys from France called the French
Fries, and when she went out West, to watch out for the Indians so she wouldn't
Yam said she would stay on the straight and narrow and wouldn't associate with
those high class Yukon Golds, or the ones from the other side of the tracks who
advertise their trade on all the trucks that say 'Frito Lay.'
Mr. and Mrs. Potato sent Yam to Idaho P.U. (that's Potato University) so that
when she graduated she'd really be in the Chips. But in spite of all they
did for her, one-day Yam came home and announced she was going to marry Tom
Mr. and Mrs. Potato were very upset. They told Yam she couldn't possibly
marry Tom Brokaw because he's just ....
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